Category: Digital Marketing

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How the Web Works (for Business Owners and CEOs)

What is the first thing people do when they hear of your business or find you in Google?  We all know the answer: They go to your site. If you are a service business, they will probably also go to LinkedIn to see more about you. And, further along in their buying process they might

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Go Digital or Die: Advice for Baby Boomer Business Owners

Sounds harsh, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, it’s true. We are seeing more and more baby boomers business owners who are like deer in the headlights. Why? Because they are overwhelmed with the digital and technical aspects of their business, which has stifled their growth. This is not just in marketing and sales, which is where we focus our energy—but in other areas of their business as well.

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A reflection on our first-year anniversary: Following a roadmap to revenue growth

Nice charts, eh? I’m pretty proud of our revenue growth (as shown in the top chart) as I reflect on our first-year anniversary.
We started with clients who came with us when I (amicably) parted from the previous company I had co-founded.
That first spike came in December from additional billings due to a one-off research project I did for a global company. Then, sales went back to their normal month-by-month improvement.

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The marketing KPIs that lead to higher revenue

As the CEO or owner of your company, you need to know if your marketing is working or not. So key performance indicators (KPIs) are important. We all know that. When it comes to KPIs for digital marketing, the problem is not so much a lack of data. There’s plenty of data, if you have the right tools and know where to look.

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Who moved my billboard: The terrifying truth about digital marketing

Back in the old days, you could pay for a billboard on a major freeway, and the billboard was created and put up, and every day when you drove to work you – and all those people you were trying to reach – could see that billboard. You had absolute proof that what you had purchased was, in fact, actually doing what you paid it to do. Not anymore. Now marketing is mostly digital, and it often behaves as if you paid to put up a billboard, and on the third day you were driving to work, the billboard wasn’t there.

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